Students, their families and teachers made the trip to Williamsburg on Saturday morning for Gloucester High School’s 65th commencement ceremony.
William and Mary Hall was filled to roughly half capacity for the event, which saw 401 Dukes receive their diplomas.
The candidates for graduation arrived before the 10 a.m. start time and were marshalled into groups prior to entry by teachers and staff.
The Gloucester High School Symphonic Band played the processional, as the Dukes were greeted by applause and shouts before their last act as students of Gloucester High School.
Following the pledge of allegiance, national anthem and alma mater, principal Craig Reed gave welcoming remarks.
“I am confident this senior class will make their parents, school and community proud,” Reed stated, thanking the senior class for welcoming him to the school in his first year.
Highlighting the class’s achievements, Reed spoke positively of seniors who led the football tea...
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